#Medical

Meet the Drone that might one day save your life

2 years ago — Quick Read

Sweden has started a drone trial which could allow emergency medical care to reach patients having a heart-attack ... before an ambulance even arrives. Every second counts when you are...

Engineer Asier Marzo has created a sonic tractor beam … which you can build at home

3 years ago — Long Read

Have you ever wanted to create an acoustic tractor beam to allow you to move objects with sound? Engineer Asier Marzo has not only proved it is possible but produced...

Meet the Robotic Arm you can control with your mind.

3 years ago — Quick Read

A team from the University of Minnesota have unveiled a Robotic Arm, which can reach and grasp real world objects, that you can be control using only your thoughts.

Meet the Smart Bandages that changes colour when they detect infections

3 years ago — Long Read

The University of Bath is leading a trail of smart bandages using samples from burns patients from four UK hospitals. The bandage works by changing colour when it detects an...

How a bubbly drink inspired more effective cancer treatment

3 years ago — Long Read

Scientists are developing a bubbly drink for Cancer Research UK, that is packed with oxygen microbubbles which could make treatments more potent for hard to treat tumours like pancreatic cancer....

Electric mesh can give the heart an electromechanical hug

3 years ago — Long Read

Researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Seoul National University have created a device that wraps an electronic mesh around the heart to battle heart failure. The...